MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 180%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 186%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 118%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics154% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive516% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
CPU throttled at 91% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
Run History
15 days ago, 15 days ago.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7D25
MotherboardMSI PRO Z690-A DDR4  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210914
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '22 at 07:15
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
CPU Throttled 91%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-12600K-$295
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Memory 90.5
1-Core 203
2-Core 406
126% 233 Pts
4-Core 775
8-Core 1,330
132% 1,052 Pts
64-Core 1,982
133% 1,982 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 118%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070
EVGA(3842 4767) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 497.29
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
154% Outstanding
Lighting 221
Reflection 202
Parallax 193
178% 205 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 149
Splatting 134
126% 158 fps
Poor: 133%
This bench: 154%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SKC3000S512G 512GB
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EIFK31.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 657 2982 3416 3400 2928 1224 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
516% Outstanding
Read 3297
Write 3650
Mixed 2,948
SusWrite 2,434
695% 3,082 MB/s
4K Read 88.5
4K Write 378
4K Mixed 137
509% 201 MB/s
DQ Read 1,800
DQ Write 1,779
DQ Mixed 1,828
1,363% 1,802 MB/s
Poor: 249%
This bench: 516%
Great: 494%
USB Flash Disk 16GB
15GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 38 38 38 38 38 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
27.6% Poor
Read 105
Write 37.9
Mixed 9.9
SusWrite 36.1
51% 47.2 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1.9
122% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 27.6%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB-$77
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
126% Outstanding
MC Read 49.2
MC Write 46.2
MC Mixed 42.7
132% 46 GB/s
SC Read 28.7
SC Write 49.7
SC Mixed 35.3
108% 37.9 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 126%
Great: 118%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 84: 10R 10G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
84% 32% 76 344 284 360 24.5" 1920 1080 AUS25B5 ROG PG259QN
Typical PRO Z690-A DDR4(MS-7D25) Builds (Compare 2,948 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 223%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
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Workstation
Workstation 232%
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Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $685
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